For a second print, you have done a mighty fine job - I don't recall my early prints to be anywhere near as good and I have to work at getting decent ones now. Doesn't help that I've been using boxes of vintage papers that are older than some of us here.
Originally Posted by BoxBrownie
Thanks Rachelle - I was happy with the shot too (after burning 4 rolls to the client's specs.)
Ta very much. I did lose about a dozen prints though due to fingerprints and general messiness (didn't realise you can't really touch the surface as you put them under the enlarger). After so many losses, I stopped and got a lot more methodical about it. I think it'll be a little while before a dare to move on to fibre prints.
Originally Posted by paul_c5x4
Fleath, a very nice night photo, great tonality for such a push. Can you tell us your development time?
Avi, excellent urban landscape/architecture image. Do you print borderless or simply trim your borders off?
Ok, this morning I had 5 surprises in my mailbox. 5 Beautiful surprises I would say:
aluk: Château Frontenac, curiously, even if it is just at 2 hours from my home, I never saw this hotel that way. A pin sharp photo, not a lot of details in the sky, but in this situation, it works well for me. Good work !!!
mike c: Clamming at sunset, what a picture. I always like that kind of silhouette, I love the glossy paper. The sky is very nice.
mooseontheloose: Zen photographer, this picture will put a smile on my face for months to come. Details of the texture are incredible.
paul_c5x4: This picture makes me travel into another time. Clarity and sharpness are beautiful. I love it.
Dave Martiny: Street sweeper, it makes me ask myself a coupe of questions about this guy and his life. Pin sharp and a lot of details (look at the shoes). Another nice card.
Thanks guys and gals for sharing all those beautiful images with me. Should start to print mines this weekend, I will do my best to be at your level.
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- Note to self: Next time processing a film, take notice of the shape of the beer bottle and the shape of the fixer bottle, and note the differences. -
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First card of round #20 received today:
Looking up from Mick Fagan. A great start of this round. Very nice shot, great lighting. Mick, thanks for your comment about my card from the previous round.
I plan to send my cards earlier than in the last few rounds. I've decided to do two sets this time, and I've already printed one set. All that remains is to decide on which neg to print for the second set, then print it.
-- A sinister little midget with a bucket and a mop / Where the blood goes down the drain --
Rachelle's postcard arrived a few days ago. that was the wake up call for me to get to the darkroom and start printing, which i did yesterday. today, with the help of my son who designed and printed the labels, my postcards are ready to be mailed. i keep handling the prints with my fingertips, hard for me to think that they will be manipulated by countless people before reaching their destination...!
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Card from BoxBrownie,Like your taste... err uh choice of buildings .Very rich tones and fine detail.Looks like the place has some real character.
Got my first of the exchange from BoxBrownie today, really sharp print and fine detail.
Just got mine into the mail, no being late this time whoo!